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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Johnathan Williams, QB, Grambling State University

Grambling State University Johnathan Williams is a gunslinger that is an amazing athleteGrambling State University Johnathan Williams is a gunslinger that is an amazing athlete

Grambling State University Johnathan Williams is a gunslinger that is an amazing athlete

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Johnathan Williams

What is your Height/Weight?


What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Grambling State University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Going to the Boys and Girls club answer questions and talking to the kids about life.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Design and Machine Elements

Where are you from?

Tampa, FL

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents are my role models because they have done and sacrificed so much for me to succeed.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

The preparation mentally and the accuracy in my throws.

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

The tendencies of the play calling and player positioning and body language that tips off coverage and blitzes

johnathanWho was the toughest player you ever faced?

I never looked at individuals players as beginning tough I more so thought of it as defenses and the toughest defense I’ve faced was Alabama State in 2014

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Russell Wilson because of our size and style because I can run the ball when needed but facilitating and throwing the ball to our athletes and letting them perform

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Not being name the starter in 2014 season.. It was nothing but God that helped me through that situation just Faith

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I read my Bible and not getting my uniform wet before the game starts.

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

Just the less exposure and not being consider the same caliber of athletes as the FBS level

What is your biggest strength?

My preparation and hunger in which I have to succeed

What is your biggest weakness?

I honestly don’t have any weaknesses just room for improvement

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

The reason you should have me apart of your organization because you would be investing in a quality player that would give 110% effort to better the team in all ways.

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Micheal Vick

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Martin Luther King Jr., Steve McNair, and Eddie Robinson

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A home for my Mother

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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